Upper School Posts

May 05, 2014

Class of 2014

May 1 was national college decision day and members of the Class of 2014 at Dawson were no different than their national peers in that some of them came right down to the deadline to make a decision.  As a group, they were incredibly successful in the college admissions process and have chosen schools that will be the right social and academic fit.  Please join us on Saturday, May 24 for graduation at 9:30 am.

Class of 2014 by the numbers

—The 45 members of the class submitted 308 applications and received 213 college/university acceptances

 —3 graduates will be participating in NCAA athletics

 —5 will take a “gap” year where they will defer college acceptance in order to participate in unique half year or yearlong experiences before college

 —8 students received the highest scholarship offered by one of the schools where they applied

 —33 earned merit scholarships

 —$3,723,110 is the total amount of scholarships awarded to the Class of 2014

Members of the class plan to attend the following colleges and universities:

Babson College                                                          Middlebury College

Bucknell University                                                     Northeastern University

California Lutheran University            ... » read more

More recent posts

April 03, 2014

Wolf Scholarship Winners

Each year, the Wolf family solicits applications from Dawson students for two different scholarship opportunities.  The award ($4,000 for each scholarship) is “designed to inspire students to pursue their intellectual passions, engender an eagerness to seek out learning opportunities beyond... » read more
February 24, 2014

Real-world Applications for Learning

Good teachers know that the best learning happens when students can see a practical application for the content they are studying.  At Dawson, teachers work very hard to capitalize on those times when subject specific content and knowledge can be applied to real-world problem solving. ... » read more
January 27, 2014

FCD Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program

Kari Yuen, a prevention specialist from Freedom from Chemical Dependency (FCD), visited with upper school students during the week of January 24.  In the time that she was here, she met daily with groups of sophomores to walk them through FCD’s four-day intensive curriculum.  One focus of... » read more
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